How to Stay Safe On Public Wifi

The increasing accessibility of the internet from every public space, from cafes to airports to resorts, ensures convenience and connectivity. You answer work emails while sipping hot coffee at your favorite coffee shop. You video call your buddy from the shop when you aren’t sure which sunglasses suit you better. Your partner asks if you’ve…

What is SOC 2?

Introduction   If your organization provides services to external parties, those services can have an impact on those external users in areas like financial reporting or data security. Therefore, those external parties may need a guarantee that the controls of your services are designed and operating effectively. SOC audit reports provide these essential proofs about…

IT Consulting San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento Valley - Why Use a Passphrase

Passphrase vs. Password

Passphrase vs. Password Passwords are something you use every day, whether you are checking your email, logging into your online bank account, placing an order for a product or simply accessing your mobile device or computer. Passwords are also your weaknesses. Your emails can be read, personal files accessed, identity stolen, money transferred, and contacts…

IT Consulting San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento Valley - Dark Web Scanning

Why is Dark Web Scanning Important?

Why is Dark Web Scanning Important? As you probably already know, no business is immune to ransomware, virus/malware attacks, and data breaches. High profile businesses that have massive IT security budgets experience horrible cyberattacks. Most cyberattacks are focused on small to medium-sized businesses as security layers are usually missing. One of those important layers is…

IT Consulting San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento Valley - Multi-Factor Authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication Considerations

Multi-Factor Authentication Considerations Cybersecurity is vital as hackers try to exploit businesses. Your accounts need an extra layer of protection so that your data does not fall into the wrong hands. This is where multi-factor authentication can be beneficial. Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) requires two or more pieces of evidence before a user is granted access…